Soccer NewsSaturday 13th January 2018

Atletico Madrid to steal £84m Chelsea target as a replacement for Man United bound Griezmann

Atletico Madrid to steal £84m Chelsea target as a replacement for Man United bound Griezmann

Atletico Madrid are eying up a move for Chelsea target Andrea Belotti as a potential replacement for Antoine Griezmann who looks set to join Manchester United.

A report from the Sun has stated that despite Chelsea’s prolonged interest in the Italian star, Atletico are now looking to take pole position in a pursuit to sign the star.

The report suggests that Diego Simeone is eyeing the Italian star as a replacement for Frenchman Griezmann who looks increasingly likely to join Jose Mourinho at Man United.

Despite Atletico looking to put the wheels in motion to strengthen their attacking depth, it could be a pricey pursuit for Belotti.

The Italian striker has a buyout clause of £84m according to a report from the Independent who stated last summer that Torino would be reluctant to budge from the valuation of their star in his buyout clause.

 

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